Presidential Pathways / Newnan

Coweta County African American Heritage Museum & Research Center

92 Farmer Street
Newnan, GA 30263

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The African American Heritage Museum & Research Center provides a repository for African-American artifacts and records while also serving as a genealogy workroom for African-American research. Adjacent to the museum, which is housed in a restored shotgun-style house, is the Farmer Street Cemetery which may be the largest slave cemetery in the South. Extensive research by a commission (appointed by the mayor and city council of Newnan) has shown that this cemetery was a 19th and 20th century burial ground for African-Americans in Coweta County.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Saturday: 12:00PM - 6:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    General Information